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Sociology Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers for Competitive Exams | Sociology Quiz Set 28

Questions
1 Which one of the following is the most unstable average ?
1 Mean
2 Mode
3 Median
4 Geometric Mean

Answer:Mode
2 Which one of the following characteristics correctly explains the term ‘institution’ sociologically ?
1 A place where many people work.
2 An office complex where many important works are carried out.
3 An organisation which is engaged in some important function.
4 A set of related folkways and mores integrated around a principle.

Answer:An organisation which is engaged in some important function.
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3 Which of the following Research Designs will be appropriate for studying voting behaviour of urban middle class population ?
1 Exploratory
2 Descriptive
3 Experimental
4 None of the above

Answer: Descriptive
4 Which of the following is the essential component of ‘Social Inclusion’ ?
1 Providing Food
2 Providing Housing
3 Providing Employment
4 Providing Social Rights

Answer:Providing Social Rights
5 Which among the following categories are the basic systems of social stratification ?
1 Slavery, Caste, Class and Village
2 Slavery, Caste, Class and Estate
3 Slavery, Caste, Class and City
4 Slavery, Caste, Class and Kingdom

Answer:Slavery, Caste, Class and Estate
6 When a person finds himself/herself playing two or more roles at one time that make incompatible demands, is an example of ________.
1 Status Consistency
2 Role Conflict
3 Conjugal Role
4 Role Distance

Answer: Role Conflict
7 The prestige or ‘social honour’ associated with a particular position in an occupation within a community is known as
1 Status Situation
2 Status Passage
3 Status Group
4 Status Symbol

Answer:Status Situation
8 Which among the following is not the example of Gemeinschaft relationships ?
1 Personal
2 Informal
3 Sentimental
4 Utilitarian

Answer:Utilitarian
9 The term ‘norm’, in Sociology, means _________
1 standard pattern in a social setting.
2 standard or rule for a social setting.
3 standard or rule regulating behaviour in a social setting.
4 regular behaviour of individuals in social setting.

Answer:standard or rule regulating behaviour in a social setting.
10 Who has propounded the concept of ethnocentrism ?
1 W. Sumner
2 J. Adorno
3 Max Weber
4 Immanuel Watterstein

Answer:W. Sumner
11 Formulating a new theory drawing upon Marx’s thinking by revising and reorienting, it is labelled as
1 Neo-Marxian Theory
2 Post-Marxian Theory
3 Pre-Marxian Theory
4 A Critique of Marx’s Theory

Answer:Neo-Marxian Theory
12 Crude Birth Rate (CBR) is labelled as such because it does not take into account
1 Demographic transition
2 Mortality rate
3 Age and sex composition of the population
4 None of the above

Answer:Age and sex composition of the population
13 Who is the author of the book “Ethnic Plurality in India” ?
1 R.A. Schermerhorn
2 M.N. Srinivas
3 Robert Bierstadt
4 A.R. Desai

Answer:B. Malinowski
14 Feminist epistemology is a concept which is based on the principle of
1 differences between sociology and feminism
2 feminization of occupation
3 sexuality
4 a reflection of women’s lived experience and place giving emphasis on affectual relationships

Answer:a reflection of women’s lived experience and place giving emphasis on affectual relationships
15 For the successful rehabilitation of released prisoners, which one is not relevant ?
1 Bail should be immediately granted as per law.
2 Trial should be speeded-up.
3 Probation should be granted.
4 Discontinuation of prison work programmes

Answer:Discontinuation of prison work programmes

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